Optical Sensors (ILV)

Specialization AreaSensor Systems
Course numberM2.05285.31.781
Course code
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,5
Language of instruction English

Detailed knowledge of the working principles of different physical and chemical transducers and sensors. Based on the knowledge gained here, the students will be able to select and apply suitable transducers/sensors in specific applications, and develop ideas for new developments.

Switches: Light Barriers, Rain Sensor
Optical Metrology: Distance, Displacement, Velocities
Optical Strain Measurement
Optical Temperature Sensing
Species Determination and Concentration: Spectrometry, Polarimetry, Refractometry, Particle Density / Counting
Surface Profiling
Deformation and Vibration Analysis
Wavefront Sensing and Adaptive Optics

J. Haus, Optical Sensors: Basics and Applications, Wiley, 2010
Tränkler, Sensortechnik, Springer, 1998
Hesse, Sensoren für Prozess- und Fabriksautomation, Vieweg, 2004
Eigler, Mikrosensorik und Mikroelektronik, Expert Verlag, 2000